September 15, 2000
Punk band Offspring to give away album on the Web
Author: JT Smith
Punk band Offspring said Friday it will give away a new album on the Web, hitting asour note with a recording industry fighting a landmark copyright case against Internet song-swap service Napster Inc. Offspring's strategy directly contradicts the recording industry's argument that Napster's technology is hurting salesby enabling fans to get music for free. Reuters has the story.